Coating Options Available

Applied Plastics is the leading supplier of PTFE coated products for use in the design and manufacturing of advanced catheter systems. We work closely with our customers to identify your surface finish & lubricity needs, then select the application method to optimize your product performance.

Beyond having access to hundreds of standard coating products from Chemours‚ 3M, Pennwalt, Whitford, and other leading suppliers, what is most important is that at Applied Plastics we know how to select the best product, custom formulate when necessary, and choose the best coating method for your application.

All Coatings & Finishes Available

PTFE Natural®

PTFE Natural® is a unique customized process and superior lubricious and robust coating in the medical device market developed by Applied Plastics to provide catheter engineers with the best performance characteristics to enable development and manufacturing. About PTFE Natural®.

Teflon® FEP

This nonstick coating melts and flows during baking to provide nonporous films. In addition to a low coefficient of friction, it provides excellent chemical resistance.

Teflon® PTFE

This nonstick coating has the highest operating temperature of any fluoropolymer (290°C, 550°F continuous),an extremely low coefficient of friction (0.05 to 0.20), and good chemical resistance. This finish is hydrophobic and oleophobic, permitting faster and more complete clean-up.

As an experienced PTFE coating supplier, we apply a robust PTFE coating to provide a consistent and lubricious surface finish on the below materials.

  • Aluminum
  • Silver Plated Copper
  • Stainless Steel
  • Titanium
  • Nitinol